Q: can an employer hold my check if i broke something on accident in the store and not tell me until 2 weeks later?
I work at dominoes as a delivery driver. So i guess i might've broke the glass door by exiting by using my foot to push the door open causing it to crack. Anyways whether I actually broke it or not I don't know, say i did break the door, no one actually saw me do it. My boss just says that he has video but won't actually show me. I think he's bluffing.But my boss or employer is now holding my check and is not paying me. Last week when i was supposed to get payed he lied and said that it was not here. This past tuesday i called him and asked where my check is and he said that he was coming that night to give me my check when i was at work, and he never came. And now today on saturday i am finding out that my checks are on hold until i pay for the expenses for the door.
New York doesn't allow an employer to deduct pay for losses related to breakage or even cash shortages. Withholding your paycheck is a big no-no.
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